• Active Time 10m
  • Total Time 10m

About 4 servings

The Critics Rave: "I like the berries best." — Sara "Me too. And I like this stuff and the bananas." — Christina "It tastes like ice cream." — Ryan "While I was eating the soup my tooth fell out." — Erin To the Grown-ups: Even the youngest child can have a great time making this recipe. And if you use fresh-squeezed orange juice—wow! You'll find yourself making it even when you're alone. Cooking Hints and Safety Tips:

  • To help a young child measure the juice without fear of spilling, put the measuring cup in a pie pan or a baking pan. Put the juice in a small pitcher and let your youngster pour it into the measuring cup. If spilling occurs, it goes into the pan, and there is no mess.
  • Expect honey to be messy. Don't worry too much about exact measurements. Whatever your child can manage will be fine for this recipe.
  • Use a big bowl for the whisking. You can hold the bowl steady while your young cook whisks away. You can trade places if somebody gets bored or tired.
  • To help a young child peel a banana, cut it in half crosswise, then make a slit all the way down the side of the skin. Repeat on the other side, and give the peel a little tug to start. Then let your young cook do the rest.
  • Another banana note: Bananas are safe for even the youngest child to cut. Use a serrated dinner knife or a plastic picnic knife, and put a piece of tape on the handle so your child remembers which end to hold.
  • If you decide to use fresh-squeezed juice, squeezing the juice will be a fun project unto itself. It is quite challenging for a small child to squeeze juice, so be sure to provide a guiding hand and lots of elbowroom.
Tools: Citrus juicer (if you'll be making fresh juice), large bowl, whisk, small pitcher, pie pan or baking dish, 1/2-cup measure, 1-cup measure, tablespoon, teaspoon, serrated dinner knife or plastic picnic knife, ladle, soup bowls and spoons.

ingredients

  • 2 cups orange juice
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 small banana, sliced
  • 1 cup berries (any kind, fresh or frounceen: if they're frounceen, defrost them first, and use all the juice—it'll add color to the soup)

directions

1) Place the orange juice in a bowl. Add yogurt, honey and lemon juice.

2) Whisk "until it is all one color."

3) Place 5 banana slices and 2 tablespoons berries in each bowl.

4) Ladle the soup over the berries and bananas. Eat!

Note: You can add other kinds of fruit as well. Slices of kiwi are especially pretty.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Ten Speed Press. All rights reserved.

RecID 3115

nutrition information per serving

130 calories; 1g total fat; 2mg cholesterol; 25mg sodium; 29g carbohydrates; 2g fiber; 3g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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